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External Agency Awards

The following awards are offered by external agencies. More information is available directly from the agency or in the Department of Industrial Engineering's administrative suite in Freeman 130.

External Award Opportunities
Sponsor Honor Eligibility Deadline
National Science Foundation Research fellowships of $16,800 plus cost of education allowance per year for three years US citizen, national or permanent resident intending research at the graduate level in science, math or engineering November
Ford Foundation

Diversity Fellowship:

Predoctoral: $24,000/year

Dissertation: $25,000 for one year

Postdoctoral: $45,000 for one year plus travel and other allowances
US citizen or national and minority status, planning a career at the college level November
Institute of Industrial Engineers

Various awards

Contact Dr. Kevin Taaffe for more information.

Member of IIE enrolled full-time in graduate or undergraduate IE program; GPR of  3.4; 1.5 years remaining to graduation Faculty nomination due by November 15; IIE requests info from nominees
Association of Textile Industrial Engineers

$2,500 for one year

Award package available in Freeman 130.

Rising junior or senior in IE or Textiles Nominated by faculty; student info by November
Goldwater Foundation

Up to $7,500/year

Contact Ricki Shine for more information.

Rising juniors or seniors intending career in science, math or engineering Nominated by faculty; student info by January